Sheep news around the UK

23 June 2021

Wool market improves as 2020 selling season 'ends strongly'

22 June 2021

Producers see 'robust demand and improved prices'

Dog attacks on livestock rise by 50%, new figures show

21 June 2021

Shocking figures come as rural visits surge

Prices remain firm amid rising volumes of new season lambs

21 June 2021

New commentary by Quality Meat Scotland

Concerns raised over availability and capacity of UK abattoirs

17 June 2021

It comes as government is set to ban live exports

Livestock farms target production efficiencies to cut emissions

16 June 2021

Two Welsh farms take steps to be carbon-efficient

Dog attack fines should increase, sheep farmers say

14 June 2021

'Major deterrent' needed to tackle growing crime

'Deliberate' dog attack kills 18 lambs in Nottinghamshire

14 June 2021

Farmer left 'distraught' after the incident

Lamb rescued from steep cliff after suspected dog chase

11 June 2021

Ewe lamb was being pecked by nearby birds

Boost to average shelf-life of Welsh Lamb PGI

9 June 2021

The sector achieved an improvement of 10%

Livestock Information Service to launch in November

8 June 2021

New movement data system to soon launch

Police to gain new powers to curb livestock worrying

8 June 2021

Crackdown on dog attacks in England & Wales

UK sheep meat exports see uplift in March

8 June 2021

Fresh and frozen sheep meat exports see boost

Grass now growing at rate expected after cold weather

4 June 2021

Warmer weather brings relief for farmers

Farmers urge 'buy local' to continue as lockdown eases

4 June 2021

'Keep local farmers on the menu', group says

How one organic sheep farmer is looking after the environment

2 June 2021

'I manage this place as my dad did - keeping it small'

Pandemic boosts value of Welsh livestock sector

1 June 2021

Public turned to local food during lockdowns

Red meat sales soared over Easter, figures show

27 May 2021

Lamb saw a particular boost in sales

Edwin Poots: Australia FTA will 'damage' NI meat trade

24 May 2021

Minister expresses 'strong opposition' to deal

Nine-week old sheepdog pup sets new world record price

24 May 2021

Record set by Lassie at Skipton Auction Mart

Survey: Lameness-related problems 'key disease priorities'

24 May 2021

Explored key issues eroding sector's efficiency

Rotational grazing boosts soil organic matter on Welsh farm

24 May 2021

Farm project looks at benefits of rotational grazing

Lamb sales performed 'exceptionally well' over Easter

23 May 2021

The meat proved a popular choice this year

Later-born lambs at 'greatest risk' of nematodirus this year

19 May 2021

'Very different' nematodirus forecast this year

Study wants to improve livestock farms' performance

18 May 2021

It looks at grassland management practices

100% Welsh wool headband raises thousands for charity

17 May 2021

DPJ Foundation receives much-needed funds

National Sheep Association criticises Norfolk's new eagle project

15 May 2021

It is 'unsurprised' with Natural England's decision

Sheep farmers welcome new powers to tackle dog attacks

14 May 2021

Police will be able to respond more effectively

Dorset sheep set bidders alight at Exeter May Fair

10 May 2021

Tremendous entry of sheep went under hammer

Farmers' peat-free compost hailed for green credentials

7 May 2021

Green range made from wool, bracken and comfrey